Drone regulations in Czech Republic
Last update on 01.05.2021 | 12 Kommentare
In this article, you will learn which drone laws apply in the Czech Republic.
The EU Drone Regulation has been in force in the Czech Republic since December 31, 2020. This has largely harmonized the rules for remote pilots. You only have to register as an operator in one European country and your EU drone license is also recognized across countries.
If you want to register in Czech Republic, you can do so via this link.
Overview of the European rules that apply in Czech Republic
In Czech Republic, the regulations of the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) apply. The following is a summary of the key facts. For a complete overview, read our article on the new EU drone regulation.
National peculiarities in Czech Republic
Each country can define certain aspects of its drone regulations. For Czech Republic, the following requirements apply in addition to the European regulations.
Further rules for drone pilots in the Czech Republic
An aviation liability insurance is not stipulated to my knowledge but is strongly recommended.
Safety distances and flight bans
You have to keep a distance of 10 kilometers to airports.
Overflights of roads are not permitted. Flight prohibition zones can be checked through MAIA. A map with no-fly zones is also available online. Also, in the following four national parks, no-fly zones have been established up to a height of 300 meters above ground:
- Elbe Sandstone Mountains in Bohemian-Saxon Switzerland
- The Bohemian Forest on the border with Bavaria
- The Giant Mountains on the border with Poland
- Thayatal in South Bohemia on the border to Austria
Violators face a fine of about € 400 or more. Exemptions can be requested from the National Park Authority.
Ignoring the Czech regulations can result in a fine of up to € 185,000.
We have researched the listed drone regulations for the Czech Republic to the best of our knowledge. We can not guarantee the correctness of the information. If you want to be on the safe side, please contact the competent aviation authority. Alternatively, you can also ask the embassy in your country for further information about the regulations. Please leave us a comment when you receive news and/or gain experience with your copter in the Czech Republic!